The law enforcers order all the people to leave the streets near the cathedral and to go to safe places. The firefighters are trying to extinguish the fire. The medical workers arrived at the spot as well. It is still unknown, whether there are victims.
According to the press, the fire began at the roof of the cathedral on Monday. The fire occurred due to maintenance works on the spire. The witnesses are posting videos and photos on social networks from the scene. The sick smoke raises up and it is seen from the different regions of Paris.
At the same time, U.S. President Trump recommended using aviation for killing the fire on his Twitter.
So horrible to watch the massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out. Must act quickly!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 15 апреля 2019 г.
Notre Dame brûle pic.twitter.com/fgaQyubYaq— Barnabé (@barnabelouche) 15 апреля 2019 г.